How's President Obama doing in terms of keeping all those campaign promises he made back in 2008?Bill Adair, editor of PolitiFact, the political fact-checking outfit, says Obama has what he called an "astounding" success rate, keeping 26 percent of his promises.But in a discussion with Morning E
Sen. John McCain may be one of the few people this week to embrace both President Obama and Sarah Palin. He certainly is a unique position, having run against Obama and with Palin in 2008.In a Washington Post op-ed piece Friday, McCain praised the president's Tucson speech for its unifying message.
House Republicans on Friday were amid their three-day legislative retreat at Baltimore's Inner Harbor and observers couldn't help but take note of how relatively low-key this year's affair is by comparison with last year's.Politico described some of the main differences:Last year, they opened the do
A look to President Obama's even temperament and management skills can offer some hints on how he’s navigated the country through a prolonged economic crisis, an overhaul of the American health care system and endless political battles.
This is not the first time that Democrats have lost their Congressional footing. During President Clinton’s first term, Newt Gingrich famously led a Republican revolution and took over Congress in 1994.
If you're a president trying to reposition your administration as centrist and pro-business, you have to be encouraged by the public reaction so far to your choice of former Clinton era Commerce Secretary William Daley as the next White House chief of staff.Take the response from the business commun